OPINION: The bylaws regulating freedom camping in the Thames-Coromandel District had been confusing, Motor Caravan Association lawyer Mai Chen said after a High Court judge this week ruled on their legality.
OPINION: Waikato University senior lecturer in political science Dr Alan Simpson examines the local electorates.
OPINION: Hager's book is from the gutter if only because that's where the pirates - and the rats - dwell.
OPINION: The very meaning of the phrase ''dirty politics'' has changed forever for New Zealanders.
OPINION: While we are hoping for an early bounce-back in dairy prices, we can't afford to be indifferent to the case for greater diversification.
OPINION: With a General Election in just five weeks, it is party time - political party time.
OPINION: The city generally doesn’t try to be something it isn’t, and it doesn’t much care if others don’t get it.
OPINION: Some complained that they could not see him. Others missed his guitar work.
OPINION: Putting issues in the hands of expert but unelected authorities would erode the power voters can wield through the ballot box.
OPINION: Most party policies are intended to benefit somebody who, in all likelihood, is a voter.
The Waikato District Council last week announced it wants citizens' ideas on alcohol licensing to help it draft a new policy.
OPINION: All around Hamilton at the moment are billboards in all the shades of the political Rainbow.
OPINION: People behind the scenes have been trying to get an episode or two of the Doctor Who to film in New Zealand.
OPINION: Hamilton East MP David Bennett's questions in Parliament on Tuesday were crafted to put a positive glow on his Government's economic accomplishments.
I like a party and 150 years of being a place is as good a reason as any for one.
OPINION: In public, it was all sweetness and light but, behind closed doors, there were arguments, lying and threats.
OPINION: Chris Wilkes, Taranaki KASM co-ordinator, believes people are fundamentally opposed to seabed mining.
OPINION: Games provide inspiration Waikato must build on for world championships.
OPINION: Sex is a funny thing. It doesn't matter what your opinion is on the topic, you're likely to offend somebody.
OPINION: The section of the church that Michael Hewat has now aligned himself with has turned the Bible into a paper pope.